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9 of the Best Romantic Getaways in Dallas, Texas

by Cindy Brzostowski
Updated December 16, 2021

Romantic Getaways in Dallas
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Grab your special someone and get ready for an unforgettable getaway in Dallas.

Romance means different things to different people. For some, it’s all about feeling pampered together in a decadent space that seems fit for royalty. For others, it’s less about the accommodations and more about enjoying the peace and quiet of nature with your favorite person.

In either case, you’ll be happy to know that Dallas has a romantic getaway perfect for you and your partner. More than just the home of a famous football team and one of the world’s busiest airports, the sprawling city has an assortment of accommodations where you can keep the spark alive.

From ritzy hotels to charming rental houses, these are the best romantic getaways in Dallas. Planning a vacation for an upcoming anniversary or because it’s Valentine’s Day is great and all — but have a look at these, and you may find yourself wanting to get romantic every month of the year.

And what’s so wrong with that?

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1.  Hotel Crescent Court

Hotel Crescent Court
Photo: Crescentcourt.com

Why you should stay: Live luxuriously at this high-end hotel in the bustling Uptown neighborhood.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Rates from: $215/night

Hotel Crescent Court is a vision of contemporary sophistication from its upscale single rooms to its stately, two-story suites (including one which has its own fully equipped kitchen).

While the hotel is conveniently located close to popular attractions like Nasher Sculpture Center and the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, you don’t actually have to leave the property to have a great date.

You can drink some bubbly in the Beau Nash cocktail lounge, have a swanky meal at Nobu (or one of the other on-site restaurants), or enjoy afternoon tea with bottomless champagne. There’s also a large spa where you and your partner can keep the pampering going with one of the many treatment options.

When you do feel like stepping out from your little love nest, ask the concierge about using the complimentary house car service.

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2. Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek

Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek
Photo: Rosewoodhotels.com

Why you should stay: You can have a five-star stay at this refined hotel with a calendar of events for guests.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Rates from: $555/night

If the “getaway” part of “romantic getaway” is really important to you and your special someone, then consider Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek. Formerly a private residence, this five-star hotel features a design inspired by European estates, so when you stay here, it’s easy to pretend you’re in a palace in some far-off country.

In reality, you’re in Uptown, right next to the Turtle Creek Parkway Park.

While staying at this beautiful hotel is romantic already, you can impress your travel partner even more by booking one of the exclusive events offered by the hotel like a class on bartending or floral design. For more to do, go for a swim in the temperature-controlled pool, unwind in the sauna room, or get a therapeutic massage.

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3. Bootlegger’s Shack

Bootlegger’s Shack
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Why you should stay: Leave the city behind for this serene stay in nature with its own hot tub.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Rates from: $199/night

If you and your loved one are into more rustic escapes, then the Bootlegger’s Shack is calling your name. This stay offers country charm inside and out with its distressed, multicolored wood paneling and tin roofing.

The real highlight here is the back porch where you’ll find a hot tub and a front-row view of the creek. When the sun is setting though, you should make your way to the front porch to catch some excellent views.

Located away from the city center, the Bootlegger’s Shack makes for a great choice for couples who are looking to enjoy each other’s company amid the peace and quiet. It also happens to be one of the cheaper options on this list.

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4. The Adolphus Hotel

The Adolphus Hotel
Photo: Adolphus.com

Why you should stay: You won’t soon forget your stay at this historic hotel in the center of Dallas that has welcomed high-profile guests.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Rates from: $264/night

Situated in the heart of downtown, The Adolphus Hotel is a four-star retreat that has been open since 1912. Over the years, former presidents and even Queen Elizabeth II have stayed here.

From the outside, the hotel already charms visitors with its Beaux-Arts architecture. Inside, you’ll continue to be impressed by the elegant rooms and suites. Speaking of, if you’re looking to splurge on your romantic vacation, then consider booking one of the luxury suites that has a private garden terrace.

Some extra perks of being a hotel guest here include access to the rooftop pool, a courtesy drop-off service within a two-mile radius, and an on-site barbershop that serves its clients beer. For a fun date idea, reserve tea service in the French Room, and make it extra special by adding on the caviar option.

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5. Warwick Melrose

Warwick Melrose
Photo: Warwickhotels.com

Why you should stay: This boutique four-star hotel has an iconic, nationally recognized bar.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Rates from: $266/night

Built back in 1924, Warwick Melrose holds the status of historic landmark. If you and your sweetheart book a room here, you’ll join the likes of famous former guests including actress Elizabeth Taylor and playwright Arthur Miller. The fashionable rooms, by the way, all feature plush furnishings that invite you to unwind.

The hotel’s Library Bar is a cozy and romantic spot to have a cocktail or two, and if you time your visit right you’ll get to enjoy some live piano music.

For more to do on the property, visit the outdoor pool for a swim or Le Spa for a high-end treatment. For activities in the neighborhood, go for a stroll along the trails by Turtle Creek, which is just a few blocks away.

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6. The Joule

The Joule
Photo: Thejouledallas.com

Why you should stay: Enjoy prime downtown views while swimming in this hotel’s awesome pool that extends past the building edge.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Rates from: $216/night

Throughout The Joule, you’ll find a notable art collection, which includes more than 70 stunning mosaics. Are you booking a stay at this four-star hotel because of a special occasion (and are you working with a sizable budget)?

Then consider reserving one of the four posh penthouses. Going for a room or suite doesn’t feel like settling though thanks to the modern, comfortable furnishings and special details like a rainfall shower.

If you decide to stay at The Joule, you absolutely must check out the cantilevered pool on the 10th floor, which juts out eight feet past the building’s façade. Given the fact that the pool edge is made of glass too, it’ll feel like you’re swimming in mid-air. Oh, and the pool is also heated.

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7. Oak Cliff Tiny House

Oak Cliff Tiny House
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Why you should stay: This quaint stay with a hot tub is the perfect place for two to get cozy.

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $134/night

From its charming, plant-covered exterior to its colorful furnishings inside, all of the details in this Oak Cliff tiny house come together as a warm invitation to feel at home.

Tucked into a lush backyard in the Kessler Park neighborhood, the cottage-like house is a relaxing haven that’s still close to city attractions and hotspots like the eclectic Bishop Arts District.

While it may be called a “tiny” house, you and your travel partner won’t feel cramped at all. The lofted space is full of natural light given the vaulted ceiling, and if you ever want to stretch your legs, just walk a few steps over to the hot tub.

All in all, this homey stay checks the boxes of being both romantic and affordable.

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8. Hotel ZaZa Dallas Uptown

Hotel ZaZa
Photo: Hotelzaza.com

Why you should stay: If you like to go big when it comes to romance, then this four-star hotel’s lavishly themed rooms are perfect for you.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Rates from: $379/night

Centrally located, Hotel ZaZa has everything you could want in a four-star hotel stay from a day spa to a fine dining restaurant to a glamorous pool area.

One of the most unique features of this hotel, however, is its assortment of themed suites. Looking at the most romantic options, there’s the Dangerous Beauty suite styled like an ornate Venetian villa, the Villa Champagne suite that transports you to France, and, of course, the Erotica suite: a sexy space decorated in velvets, furs, and silk.

Needless to say, you and your beau will be able to find the vibe that speaks to your idea of romance.

To keep the spark burning, treat yourselves to the Romance Ritual service at ZaSpa, which includes a side-by-side foot soak, body wrap, full-body massage, and more.

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9. Art-Filled Home

Art-Filled Home
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Why you should stay: Art lovers will have much to enjoy at this uniquely decorated stay close to the airport.

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $220/night

While some home rentals can be devoid of any personality or charm, that’s certainly not the case at this art-filled home. While the outside may read suburbs, the inside offers a touch of classy hotel.

This stay is brimming with interesting pieces, including paintings and sculptures large and small, as well as ornate furnishings. Seeing as you and your special someone will have the whole house to yourself, feel free to stretch out and enjoy your privacy.

The house is found right next to the DFW International Airport, so it’s extra convenient if your time in Dallas is short and you need to jet off soon. There are also a few golf courses in the vicinity, including Bear Creek Golf Club, if you and your partner enjoy playing a round of golf together.

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